Peter Thiel may just be the biggest rebel there is out there right now. While he may not be the most popular of people right now – for various reasons — I still admire Thiel, as I have since before he was cool.
Thiel is most well-known for co-founding PayPal and his book Zero to One, but these aren’t the reasons he’s winning a crazy award. He’s winning a crazy award because he’s the only person talking about the education bubble in the U.S. today.
I respect Thiel because he’s honest and real. As I’m sure many of you know, Thiel endorsed Trump, when all of Silicon Valley loudly rallied against the outspoken businessman. I respect him for standing up for what he believes to be right even when his entire network stands against it.
No words I string together will ever adequately convey how intelligent Peter Thiel is. He truly does see the future before everyone else, and he is lambasted for it again and again.
Here’s some forward-thinking pieces by Thiel, if you’d like to get know him a bit better.